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March for Our Lives Protest This Saturday

March For Our Lives is a protest against guns in schools. Two protests will be held this Saturday at 11 a.m. in Watkinsville and 1 p.m. in Athens, alongside hundreds of other protests across the nation. The nationwide movement is in response to recent and deadly school shootings. Grady Newsource reached out to Mindy Griffith,…

Problems social networking apps present on college campuses

By Zack Sims Yeti is the new social networking app making waves at the University of Georgia. It provides a similar platform to Yik Yak, except it allows students to post anonymous pictures and videos instead of just text-only messages. It then compiles these posts into a campus story based on your location. Many of the posts…

School shootings continue, but not in Jackson County

  Some schools wait for tragedy to strike before change happens. But Jackson County isn’t waiting around for bad news to hit. Georgia led the nation with 12 school shootings last year, according to an Everytown for Gun Safety report in 2014. Jackson County schools are trying to take precautionary measures to ensure Georgia isn’t No.1…